Concept of Distributed Interpolation for Skill-Based Manufacturing with Real-Time Communication

  • Caren Dripke
  • Ben Schneider
  • Mihai Dragan
  • Alois Zoitl
  • Alexander Verl
Conference paper


Distributed manufacturing unit control can be implemented by equipping all manufacturing components with individual controls offering standardized skills. The control of multi-component groups often requires real-time communication and a communication architecture that is adapted to the distributed control concept.We present applicable communication concepts for distributed interpolation, where the distributed interpolation use case in particular demonstrates challenges caused by the synchronous execution of skills.


distributed interpolation deterministic real-time communication time-Sensitive Networking IEC 61499 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Caren Dripke
    • 1
  • Ben Schneider
    • 2
  • Mihai Dragan
    • 1
  • Alois Zoitl
    • 2
  • Alexander Verl
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute for Control Engineering of Machine Tools and Manufacturing Units (ISW)StuttgartDeutschland
  2. 2.fortiss GmbH, An-Institut Technische Universität MünchenMünchenDeutschland

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